bashworthTimber Span for Pergola 7.3mtrs to much?
22 October 2015
For a single span the limit is around 5.5m You might find this link useful: http://www.finlayson.com.au/downloads/p ... _final.pdf
Saint MikeIs this quote for timber fence a rip off?
7 October 2015
Rule 1 - always get 3 quotes. But - its hard to comment without knowing what the fence is like. It sounds high for a simple wooden fence. Are you only paying half ?
MnTAlfresco - Retractable louvre roof ('vergola') Vs Skylight?
22 September 2015
It was a while ago now probably 7 years ago. It was a decent size with a gable, we were quoted supply & install $21k but my husband ended up installing it himself so…
ChrisandPollydecking ideas - keep spa or remove?
20 September 2015
Hi everyone, This is my 1st post to the forum, and I must say there is a wealth of knowledge here! My wife and I have bought a new house and there is an in ground spa…
greatwoodworkerWrap Around deck for Country House - My Building Pictures
5 September 2015
Do you build wrap around deck in Australia?
Another Verandah question - quotes + drainage (roof slope)
The person who suggested the first option has no idea and would lead to a visual bad and hydraulically bad design. The suggested Stratco method is exactly right. I would…
bashworthRetaining Wall - Who is responsible?
7 July 2015
There is a guide at this link http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2012/06/ret ... -fairness/
crash76Help on how to build a timber framed corrugated fence.
24 June 2015
HI, I am after some advice and guidance on how to build a timber framed corrugated fence. I am wanting to use large posts such as 150 x 150 or 200 x 200, and have a mini…
Josie26Help with dark colours for weatherboard and colorbond house
15 June 2015
Hi, I'm a bit nervous about picking colours for our house. I tend to prefer light colours, but as we have a fair bit of coal dust around, I'm going for darker colours to…
timidwolfHow many spigots are required to support a frameless panel
10 May 2015
Hi all, I'm DIY a fully frameless glass pool fence. I have a question about the # of spigots for each panel. Usually it's 2. But I'm not sure if it's related to the size…
homesawSurface Water Drainage/Mould Inside Brickwork Subfloor HELP!
29 April 2015
My apologies for not getting back to you sooner, as I hadn't received any emails saying that someone had replied to my post. All fixed now!!! Thanks again for the great…
BlackVinylPergola/Verandah information - Melbourne VIC
6 April 2015
Thanks TashPaul, I appreciate the input. You can send some pics if you like. I will PM my email address. Although, we have decided to go all steel/colorbond. We won't be…
yvonnehDecking height and other considerations
24 March 2015
Thanks Adam, that does help... and it sounds like I can do infinity style garden beds 'under' to be less than 1 m from the deck and either balustrade the garden bed or…